Board & Investors

Mohit Lad - CEO & Co-Founder

Mohit Lad, CEO & Co-Founder

Mohit shapes and executes ThousandEyes' vision. Mohit brings over 10 years of experience in designing and implementing systems to solve hard networking problems.

Mohit received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA where he conducted research in the area of large scale network diagnostics. Prior to ThousandEyes, Mohit worked at Nokia where he built a system to monitor mobile services performance. Mohit is an active member of North American Network Operations Group (NANOG) and has served on its Program Committee for 4 years from 2009 to 2013.
Ricardo Oliveira - CTO & Co-Founder

Ricardo Oliveira, CTO & Co-Founder

Ricardo drives ThousandEyes' technical vision and innovation strategy. He brings to ThousandEyes over 10 years of experience in the field of Computer Networking.

Ricardo received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA where he was the recipient of the Cisco Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award and the Edward K. Rice Outstanding Doctoral Student Award. During his Ph.D., Ricardo developed Cyclops (, an open platform to detect attacks on the Internet routing infrastructure. Ricardo has published extensively in top international conferences and journals, and is the lead author of several patents resulting from his work at AT&T Labs, Thomson, and Juniper Networks.
Sanjit Biswas

Sanjit Biswas

Sanjit is the former CEO and a co-founder of Meraki, where he managed day-to-day operations from inception through the $1.2 billion acquisition by Cisco in 2012. He now serves as the Vice President and General Manager of the Cisco Cloud Networking Group. Sanjit has been recognized as a TR35 honoree by MIT Technology Review, Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, and has received awards for academic research in computer networking.

Sanjit holds a B.S. in Computer Systems Engineering from Stanford and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.
Aaref Hilaly

Aaref Hilaly

Aaref works with infrastructure, SaaS, and mobile companies as a partner at Sequoia Capital. Previously, he was the CEO of Clearwell, a leading provider of analytics software for electronic discovery. Aaref grew Clearwell from a handful of engineers into a profitable company with an annual revenue run-rate of over $100 million, leading to its acquisition by Symantec in 2011. Prior to that, Aaref was the Founder and CEO of CenterRun, a pioneer in data center automation, which was acquired by Sun Microsystems.

Aaref holds a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, a M.A. in Economics from McGill University and a B.A. from Oxford University.
Stefan Dyckerhoff

Stefan Dyckerhoff

Stefan is currently a managing director at Sutter Hill Ventures. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of the Platform Systems Division at Juniper Networks, responsible for the entire portfolio of routing, switching, and Wireless LAN products. Prior to Juniper, Stefan worked at Cisco Systems leading the Enterprise routing and security business. Over the course of his tenure at Juniper and Cisco, Stefan has advised and invested in several startups in the areas of computing, security, networking, mobile and optical technology.

Stefan holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Duke University, where he serves on the Board of Visitors to the School of Engineering, and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.


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